How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you were? This is “LifeCycles” with Laurie Edwards-Tate, President, At Your Home Familycare.
It’s not about denying aging or trying to stop the clock. It’s about defying society’s negative expectations about age. I have an “Aging Well Checklist.”
- A well defined inner compass
- Having purpose to your life
- Close loving ties
- Mental toughness
- Acceptance of life’s ups and downs
- Gratitude even for the “not so good”
- Embracing the positive.
These are about being MENTALLY healthy. Mental fitness plays a critical role in aging well. Next week I’ll offer more tips on ways to say NO to ageism!
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